Why Da Nang Museum is special
Da Nang museum is located inside Dien Hai Citadel, the national historical monument marking the first fighting of Da Nang soldiers and people against the French – Spanish Coalition Forces (1858-1860). The construction for the museum began in April 2005 and completed in April 2011.
With a display area of 3000 m², the museum introduces more than 2,500 items of valuable objects and documents on the subjects of Natural and Social history of Da Nang; History of the revolutionary struggle; War remnants of U.S Army in Da Nang and the surroundings; Cultural characteristics of ethnic groups in Da Nang and Quang Nam.
What to explore at Da Nang Museum
The first floor displays Da Nang’s prehistoric times and its culture, the construction and development of the City, and the local traditional craft villages such as the Nam O fish sauce village, Tuy Loan rice paper village and Non Nuoc stone village.
The second floor houses exhibits on war crimes and the aftermath of the various wars fought on Vietnamese soil, especially relating to the French and Americans in Da Nang.
The third floor showcases the cultural features of minority ethnic groups in the central region, especially Da Nang. Also on this floor is a 30 seats cinema where you can view documentaries on Da Nang’s history and culture.
Getting to Da Nang Museum
- From Da Nang international airport: 4 km away, go by motorbike or bicycle
- From Da Nang train station: 2 km away, go by motorbike or bicycle
- From Hoi An ancient town: 30 km away, go by taxi or bus
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